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Post Ho-yuss!
Can anyone tell me what "Ho-yuss" means in Act I, Sc. 6? Am I missing something quite simple here?


Wed Jan 08, 2014 8:59 am
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Post Re: Ho-yuss!
It is an exclamation, in accent, that would usually be written, 'Oh! YES!'
'Yuss' was a common pronunciation of 'yes' amongst urchins and the lower orders in the 19th Century.

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Post Re: Ho-yuss!
Thank you!!!!


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